Conor McGregor comes in #24 on Forbes 2017 list of world’s highest paid athletes

Forbes today released their Top 100 Highest Paid Athletes list for 2017 and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was the only mixed martial arts fighter to make the list. The 28-year-old Irishman stated earlier in the year that his aim is to become the world’s number one highest paid athlete, and if that highly-touted boxing match against … Read more

Dana White slams ‘insecure’ Oscar De La Hoya: ‘Have you lost your f*cking mind?’

Golden Boy boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya recently penned a scathing open letter criticizing the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor matchup saying it’s a “lose-lose” situation for the fans and it could irreparably hurt the sport of boxing. “Only we can shut the circus down by making it clear that we won’t pay to see a … Read more

Mayweather says McGregor is a ‘power puncher’ and ‘hell of a stand up fighter’

Floyd Mayweather appeared on Eminem’s SiriusXM channel Shade 45 in an exclusive interview on DJ Whoo Kid’s Whoolywood Shuffle. Floyd talked about the boxing match that seems destined to happen between boxing’s best and MMA’s top man, Conor McGregor. Mayweather will look at the negotiation terms when he gets home. “I mean, once I get back to Las Vegas, to … Read more

This new Mayweather vs. McGregor fan-made promo is off the hook

In this new video promo Youssef Hannoun has created an entertaining and informative look at the Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather boxing fight that appears destined to take place sometime in the near future. From the background to how the fight came together and plenty of highlight footage in the cage and ring, as well … Read more

Conor McGregor finalizes Mayweather deal with UFC

We’re one step closer to a boxing mega-fight between unbeaten legend Floyd Mayweather and MMA’s biggest star, Conor McGregor. McGregor has come to a contractual agreement with the UFC and Dana White and the next step will be to finalize the terms with Mayweather. And that’s a huge step, but not impossible by any means. … Read more

Tony Ferguson calls out Nate Diaz for ‘big money fight’

While UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has his hopes set on a mega-payday boxing match against Floyd “Money” Mayweather, No. 8 ranked Nate Diaz is patiently waiting for McGregor’s return to the octagon after the two went 1-1 in 2016 and made a helluva lot of money together. However, this is holding up the division … Read more

Boxing great Jean Pascal calls out ‘coward’ Nick Diaz: ‘He’s not a real man, he’s not a real fighter’

Former WBC, IBO and Ring Magazine light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (31-4-1, 1 NC/18 KOs) is tired of hearing about these UFC guys who think they can box. The 34-year-old Haitian Canadian may also be tired of hearing all the hype about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor matchup and may be looking to create his … Read more

Bob Arum: UFC wants 50% of McGregor’s purse in Mayweather fight

Legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum has revealed some interesting details regarding the proposed Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing match. Arum says the UFC is the only obstacle to making the fight happen and that’s because they want 50 percent of Conor’s purse: “The only impediment there is UFC, because UFC doesn’t treat fighters the … Read more

Gennady Golovkin not interested in ‘funny show’ fight with Conor McGregor

With a record of 36-0 and 33 knockouts, 34-year-old Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin is as about as serious as it gets inside a boxing ring. This weekend he will defend his undefeated record against Daniel Jacobs (32-1) at Madison Square Garden. With all the talk of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor in the news, Golovkin … Read more

Mayweather to McGregor: ‘You belong to the UFC’

Floyd Mayweather just might be the biggest name in the UFC, cause the UFC’s biggest star and highest profile champion, Conor McGregor, can’t keep Mayweather’s name out his mouth. At least that’s Floyd’s take on it and, he’s kind of got a point. McGregor has won two UFC titles, has yet to defend either and … Read more